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3 letters words from 'rah'

RAH 6 

2 letters words from 'rah'

AH 5AR 2
HA 5 

All 3 letters words made out of rah

rah arh rha hra ahr har

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Definitions and meaning of rah



  • IPA(key): /ɹɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

Etymology 1

Clipping of hurrah



  1. An exclamation of encouragement.
    • 2011, Kern Alexander, M. David Alexander, American Public School Law (page 668)
      Not so very long ago, a row of docile cheerleaders would say, “rah, rah, rah, sis-boombah”—maybe a leg would kick up into the air, perhaps a jump under the cheerleader's own power.


rah (plural rahs)

  1. (Britain, informal) A person (especially a student) with a posh accent who looks down on those who are "common".
    • 2012, Helen Pidd, Letter from India: it's no easy matter being a woman looking for a decent drink in Delhi, The Guardian [1]
      I didn't need to make a mental note not to follow their advice: like every other pretentious foreigner from the gap year rahs to the retired yoga addicts, I had no intention of stepping into a shopping centre. I was going to discover the real India.


rah (comparative more rah, superlative most rah)

  1. (Britain, informal) Posh.
    • 2021, Boris Johnson has utterly failed to back up his anti-woke rhetoric with action (in The Sunday Telegraph, 9 December)
      The June 2020 protest at which the Bristol slave-trader and philanthropist’s statue was brought down was a BLM protest. But none of the defendants were black. Rather, as you can tell from their names (including Milo Ponsford and Sage Willoughby) they were almost comically typical of a certain rah, right-on Bristol type.

Etymology 2

Clipping of rhatid



  1. (MLE) An expression of surprise.
    • 2019 June 6, Skepta, quoted in “Skepta opens up about becoming a father and enduring two heartbreaking miscarriages” by Narjas Zatat, Metro:
      He’s like, “Shut up, man. Whatever man. Skip, man, was a shot.” And I’m like, “Rah, this is a bit of a weird reaction?”
  2. (MLE) An expression of admiration.
    • 2016, Wiley, quoted in This Is Grime by Hattie Collins and Olivia Rose, Hachette UK, page 145:
      Target bought[sic] the tape round, I listened to it and I was like, ‘Rah, this is sick, this kid is so sick’.
  3. (MLE) An expression of frustration or anger.
    • 2016, Big Narstie (lyrics), “Fire In The Booth (Part 3)”, performed by Big Narstie on BBC Radio 1Extra:
      I was daydreaming, smoking weed out the curtain / Looking at my baby like rah, I'm just a burden
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  • Ahr, HAR, RHA, har



From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (rice). Cognate found in Tibetan འབྲས ('bras).



  1. fruit, berry
  2. acorn, nut



  1. to bear fruit

Old Javanese


From Proto-Austronesian *daʀaq.



  1. blood



rah f

  1. frog




  1. Romanization of 𒈛 (raḫ)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cheer on a team or player.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)